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The Partition Museum Project Presents
RISING FROM THE DUST :
HIDDEN TALES FROM INDIA’S 1947 REFUGEE CAMPS

Exhibition and Lecture Series, 19th to 26th May, 2016
India Habitat Centre, Visual Arts Gallery

Through art, photographs, documents, oral histories and related, specially sourced objects,the exhibition uncovers loss, survival, courage and memory. It revisits a forgotten chapter of history when refugee camps spread all over East , West, and North India to shelter those fourteen million displaced on both sides of the border, due to the Partition of India.

Inauguration, 19th May, 6.30 pm
by Prasoon Joshi
Chief Guest: Sangeeta Jaitley

Oral Histories of Partition Survivors and their families will be recorded from 19th – 26th May at the Visual Art Gallery.

We are creating a people’s museum. Please join us.

A lecture series on the road forward for the Partition Museum on 20th, 21st and 22nd May.

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Groups that would be book a special tour of the Gallery, do write to us.
www.thepartitionmuseumproject.com | thepartitionmuseum@gmail.com

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The Partition Museum Project Presents
RISING FROM THE DUST :
HIDDEN TALES FROM INDIA’S 1947 REFUGEE CAMPS

Exhibition and Lecture Series, 19th to 26th May, 2016, India Habitat Centre, Visual Arts Gallery

Site of Conscience: Curating for the 1947 Partition Museum

A lecture series on the road forward for the Partition Museum

20th May
6:15 pm: Introduce to the Lecture Series by Dr Alka Pande
6:30 – 7:30 Keynote Address by Dr Alastair Masse, Head of Research and Academic Access, National Army Musuem, UK, on 1947:The View from the Achives of the Natonal Army Museum London

21st May

5:00 – 6pm: Leture by Lord Meghnad Desai on the topic of the Exhibition, ‘Rising from the Dust: Hidden Tales from India’s 1947 Refugee Camps’

6:30 – 7:30 Illustrated Lecture by Ms. EDith Desrousseaux, Curator of the permanent exhibition at the Memorial de Verdun, France

22nd May

5:00 – 6:00: Illustrated Lecture by Conservator Sanjay Dhar on ‘Care of Memories: The Partition Museum Project’

6:30 to 7:30: Illustrated lecture by Ratish Nanda, CEO of Aga Khan Trust for Culture in india on ‘Sites of Conscience: Curating for the Partition Museum’

All lecture will be followed by a Q & A session of 15 minutes | thepartitionmuseumproject.com | thepartitionmuseum@gmail.com

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The Partition Museum Project Presents
RISING FROM THE DUST :
HIDDEN TALES FROM INDIA’S 1947 REFUGEE CAMPS

Exhibition and Lecture Series, India Habitat Centre, Visual Arts Gallery 19th to 26th May 10 am to 8 pm.

‘When I left my home in august 1947, I did not know I would lose it forever’: a Partition Survivor